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Language of Goldfish: A Novel

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 94 Ratings and 38 Reviews

Book Description
Thirteen-year-old Carrie, clinging to memories of her idyllic early childhood, struggles to communicate with family and classmates.
Book Information
PublisherCornerstone Books
BindingHardcover (17 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages208
Publication Date12/1988
The Creators
About Zibby Oneal (Author) : Zibby Oneal is a published author of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Zibby Oneal include The Language of Goldfish, Grandma Moses: Painter of Rural America (Wom... more
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9/25/2011 Allison Hunter-Frederick said:
The 80′s seemed to usher in a slew of movies about teens who found growing up more difficult than their peers. Being one of those teens, I found solace in those movies and wished for the same storylines in books. Not too many existed. I did not know about The Language of Goldfish by Zibby O’Neal... more

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4/16/2010 Melodi Pierro said: I finished this book literally minutes ago:) It touched me quite a bit because a similar thing happened to me when i was 11. It was really an amazing book, and I was astonished by the way itt all fit together perfectly in the end:D Five stars haha
tags: I recommend, I read, Inspired me, awesome book

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